“Last week on his blog Ethan Iverson published a long-form interview on this subject with his former piano guru, Fred Hersch.” writes Nate Chinen in the NY Times

Ethan Iverson (photo by Cristina Guadalupe) Beginning in 1993, I studied consistently with Fred Hersch for several years. I still occasionally consult with him about piano problems. Logically he should have been one of the first DTM interviews; I'm surprised it's taken this long to sit down together. Before turning on the tape, I said to Fred, …

“I hear a kind of classical post-War Americana in Hersch’s piece, maybe as much Copland and Bernstein as Ellington.”

Fred is performing Leaves of Grass in Boston Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St, Boston April 26 | 8 pm | Free | 6176.585.1260 Check the review in The Boston Phoenix "For myself, I hear a kind of classical post-War Americana in Hersch’s piece,       maybe as much Copland and Bernstein as Ellington. But what …